Spike Aerospace News & Articles

Innovasonic and Spike Aerospace Announce Agreement to Explore Ultrasonic Self-Cleaning Technology for the Aerospace Market

Boston, MA, December 10, 2018 -- Innovasonic, Inc., the leader in developing ultrasonic glass technologies, today announces an agreement to explore potential applications with Spike Aerospace, developer of the first quiet supersonic jet. The companies believe the technology will provide significant improvements and effectiveness for de-icing, wiperless windshield and cleaning touch-screens in aircraft and other [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:25:58+00:00December 10th, 2018|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Innovasonic and Spike Aerospace Announce Agreement to Explore Ultrasonic Self-Cleaning Technology for the Aerospace Market

Supersonic Flight and the Environment

There have been a number of articles (ICCT, Eco-Groups Lobby Against Supersonic Flight) over the past few weeks regarding the potential impact of supersonic flight on the environment. We are glad to see others are raising these concerns as they are critically important. Vik Kachoria, President and CEO of Spike Aerospace said "I believe it [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:08:42+00:00August 30th, 2018|Editorial, Press Releases|Comments Off on Supersonic Flight and the Environment

Spike Aerospace is in Budapest at the think.BDPST Conference

Vik Kachoria is in Budapest for the think.BDPST conference on innovation. He will be speaking on "Supersonic Flight: Innovation, Impact and Opportunity". Hungary has expertise in material science, machining, composite manufacturing and high-performance small aircraft. This makes the region of particular interest in nascent technologies used in supersonic aircraft. Combine its technologies with Central Europe's [...]

By |2018-03-27T11:30:33+00:00March 27th, 2018|General, News|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace is in Budapest at the think.BDPST Conference

Spike Aerospace Predicts Supersonic Market Exceeds 13 Million+ Annually

"Supersonic flights could be enjoyed by over 13 million passengers annually when flights begin in 2025," according to Vik Kachoria, CEO & President of Spike Aerospace. "While supersonic aircraft might be ushered in by the wealthy, they will ultimately benefit anyone who wants and needs to get to their destinations faster. This is going to [...]

By |2018-03-20T11:39:00+00:00March 20th, 2018|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace Predicts Supersonic Market Exceeds 13 Million+ Annually

Spike Aerospace Appoints Tom Captain, Industry Veteran, as Executive Advisor

  BOSTON, MA, January 16, 2018 - Tom Captain, an aerospace industry veteran has joined Spike Aerospace, to help accelerate the development and introduction into service of the world's first quiet supersonic business jet. Tom Captain said "Spike Aerospace has put together a world class team to design and bring to market the world's first quiet [...]

By |2018-01-17T01:33:49+00:00January 17th, 2018|News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace Appoints Tom Captain, Industry Veteran, as Executive Advisor

Spike Supersonic Jet Will Fly Above Turbulence at 51,000 feet

Dec 12, 2017, somewhere over the Atlantic -- This morning Kevin Novak, VP of Flight Safety and Training, is on route to Cork, Ireland. He reported winds aloft of 200 kts (230 mph) out of the north over the Atlantic. The forecast shows severe turbulence from 20,000-40,000 feet. Fortunately, the Spike Supersonic Jet will fly [...]

By |2017-12-12T13:22:51+00:00December 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Spike Supersonic Jet Will Fly Above Turbulence at 51,000 feet

Spike Aerospace Returns to Dubai for the 2017 Air Show

Boston, MA, Nov 12, 2017 -- Spike Aerospace's executive team is in Dubai this week for the 2017 Dubai Airshow. It is a tremendous opportunity to build on relationships initiated over the past few years. The Dubai Airshow is also a wonderful forum to meet with new customers and better understand their requirements for a [...]

By |2017-11-12T08:36:46+00:00November 12th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace Returns to Dubai for the 2017 Air Show

Spike Aerospace’s Supersonic Design Being Validated in Test Flights

  Boston, MA, Oct 09, 2017 -- Early Saturday morning Oct 07, 2017, Spike Aerospace successfully test flew the subsonic subscale SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft for the first time. The jet is an early unmanned prototype of the company's 18 passenger S-512 Quiet Supersonic Jet. The SX-1.2 test flights proved that the aerodynamic design of the [...]

By |2017-11-12T06:24:09+00:00October 9th, 2017|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace’s Supersonic Design Being Validated in Test Flights

Spike Aerospace to Fly the First SX-1 Demonstrator

  Boston, MA, Sep 20, 2017 - Spike Aerospace will begin a series of test flights of its first SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft by the end of the month. The SX-1.2 is a scaled, proof-of-concept aircraft that will help validate the aerodynamics of the S-512 Supersonic Jet. For Spike, this is the next phase of the [...]

By |2017-10-08T16:51:30+00:00September 20th, 2017|General, Press Releases|Comments Off on Spike Aerospace to Fly the First SX-1 Demonstrator